MS M.652, fol. 234r

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Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos

De materia medica

mid 10th century
395 x 300 mm

Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943), 1920

MS M.652
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1) Container of oil of the wild vine, inscribed oinanthinon elaion;
2) Three pieces of pitch-asphalt, inscribed pissasphaltos;
3) Two pieces of dry pitch, inscribed pisse xera.


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